Vans has unveiled the semi-finalists for its annual Custom Culture high school art competition, selecting 50 participants for the next stage of the competition, which saw students from 500 schools come up with designs.
While the mini heatwave drove sales upwards at many UK stores last week, it couldn’t tip the John Lewis department store chain into positive figures in the seven days to April 21, but summer clothing still outperformed.
It looks like womenswear chain East will close with administrators having so far failed to find a buyer. Although a last-minute deal isn't out of the question, according to its administrators, time is fast running out.
Puma Q1 results offered good news as the sports giant, which is currently riding the athleisure wave and also launching a raft of collaborations, said sales surged 20%+ as all regions and product segments did well.
Kering's luxury labels may have boosted supply chain transparency but many luxury firms are falling short, Fashion Revolution claims. And the most transparent fashion labels of all? Sports giants Adidas and Reebok.
OTB, the holding company of Italian fashion billionaire Renzo Rosso, quadrupled its Earnings Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) to €21.5 million in 2017. Though total group revenue slid 2.4 percent over the same 12 months.
Fashion sales soared online during March, but while that could have been due to easter, the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index suggests we could also be seeing fundamental changes in UK retail.
Q4 proved difficult for Bonmarché Holdings but the company preferred to focus on achieving its profit goals for the year and its impressive online sales rise when it released a trading update on Friday.